Handbook of Research on Adult Learning and Development
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Handbook of Research on Adult Learning and Development by M.Cecil Smith

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Education / Adult & Continuing Education,
  • Adult & Continuing Education,
  • Developmental - General,
  • Education

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11281259M
ISBN 100805858199
ISBN 109780805858198

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  The Handbook of Adult Development and Learning is the first to bring together the leading scholars from both adult development and learning to explore what will form the foundation for this new discipline--the latest research at the intersection of these s: 1. Book description. The time is right for this comprehensive, state-of-the-art Handbook that analyzes, integrates, and summarizes theoretical advances and research findings on adult development and learning - a rapidly growing field reflecting demographic shifts toward an aging population in Western societies. Featuring contributions from prominent scholars across diverse disciplinary fields. Handbook of Research on Adult Learning and Development. Handbook of Research on Adult Learning and Development book. Edited By M Cecil Smith, Nancy DeFrates-Densch, Assistant Editor. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 19 November Pub. location New by:   Handbook of research on adult learning and development. Ed. by M. Cecil Smith with Nancy DeFrates-Densch. Routledge pages.

  This volume is an outgrowth ofcontemporary research on development over the adult lifespan, which by now has burgeoned and developed both nationally and internationally. However, for us, the impetus to be involved in this area was spawned and nurtured by our initial association with the Society for Research in Adult Development (SRAD) with its origins some 15 years ago by Michael 2/5(1). This handbook surveys contemporary theory and research pertaining to development and learning during the adult years which is a rapidly growing field reflecting demographic trends that show an aging population in Western societies, including the United States. The Handbook of Adult Development and Learning is the first to bring together the leading scholars from both adult development and learning to explore what will form the foundation for this new discipline--the latest research at the intersection of these fields. It examines six major aspects of their intersection: foundations, key areas of 4/5(3). I: Theoretical perspectives on adult development and learning: Challenges for the current status of adult developmental theories: a new century of progress \/ Fredda Blanchard-Fields and Antje Stange Kalinauskas -- Emerging adulthood: learning and development during the first stage of adulthood \/ Jennifer L. Tanner, Jeffrey Jensen Arnett, and.

Handbook of Adult Development and Learning Edited by Carol Hoare. The Intersection of Adult Development and Learning is the first handbook to explore the ways in which adult roles, functions, interests, motivations, and contexts lead to synchronous development and learning. The chapters in this volume, written by leaders in their respective areas, elaborate on topics that show the interplay. This handbook provides a comprehensive overview of empirical knowledge about adult development and learning. It is addressed to practitioners in the helping professions who help adults adapt, learn, and grow. The handbook begins with an examination of the concept of adult development and a discussion of persons (practitioners) who facilitate adult development. BOOK REVIEWS Lifelong learning in later life: a handbook on older adult learning, by Brian Findsen and Marvin Formosa. Rotterdam, Sense Publishing, , pp., USD$ (pbk), ISBN   The time is right for this comprehensive, state-of-the-art Handbook that analyzes, integrates, and summarizes theoretical advances and research findings on adult development and learning - a rapidly growing field reflecting demographic shifts toward an aging population in 4/5(1).